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Jack Bruce Signature Bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Dr. Funk, Oct 19, 2001.


  1. Dr. Funk

    Dr. Funk

    Oct 10, 2001
    Virginia
    Has anybody had a chance to play the Jack Bruce Signature Thumb? I'd like to hear what you think of it. Is it any different than a regular Thumb?
     
  2. I think it has flashing lights... (no, really - I'm serious...)

    umm, not quite sure about the bells & whistles, though...

    - Wil
     
  3. Woodchuck

    Woodchuck

    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta / Macon (sigh)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    It has red LED's on the side of the fingerboard, and an autograph inlay on the body. Sweet sounding bass.
     
  4. boogiebass

    boogiebass

    Aug 16, 2000
    I want one! But can't justify the price and I don't much care for that signature inlay. Bet it's a nice sounding bass, tho. Warwick Thumb neck-thru fretless, what's not to like?
     
  5. I have the both the Thumb NT 5 , and the Thumb NT 4 - the 5 is a bit neck-heavy, but of my electrics, the Thumb 4 is my favourite. Strung with Pyramids, it's so darned nice to play!

    The 5 came from Bass North-West, but I got the 4 off eBay from a place in the Mid-West. I think I paid about $1200 which included shipping. Both of mine are early 1990s - and from past posts here, I'm led to believe that the more recently made Warwick basses just aren't as well-made as the early ones.

    Good Luck!

    - Wil
     
  6. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

    Jack Bruce is leading a band live on "Jools Holland's Later" - a UK TV programme - next Friday. I'll have a look and see what his bass looks and sounds like - I shall definitely be recording this!! :D
     
  7. boogiebass

    boogiebass

    Aug 16, 2000
    This gives me UK-envy. Wish I could see it, Jack is great, please post something after the show and let us know what songs he played, gear, etc., eh?